14.10.14 14:49

36 People Detained Due to Clashes Near Parliament. Provocateurs May Act in Russia's Interest

Thirty six people were detained by law enforcement officers on suspicion of committing offenses today in front of the building of the Verkhovna Rada in Kyiv.

Censor.NET citing the Public Relations Department of the Kyiv Interior Ministry Directorate reports that "today, October 14, a rally was held near the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. As of now, its participants have dispersed. The EMS personnel reports injuries among the law enforcement officers. There is currently no information about injured participants of the protest," the statement says.

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Adviser to the Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko commented on the incident at the Parliament building.

"We must act tougher. Today, at the Parliament there was a hotchpotch of different radical individuals. Alongside them there were provocateurs, who might have acted in the interests of Russia, to show the "necessary" image, to demoralize the people and discredit the Verkhovna Rada," he said.

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